It was expected that the trade would jump into another gear with the arrival of the senior champion group in the ring and so it proved with the reserve senior champion Plumtree Deus from Paul Cairns selling at 35,000gns.
This is a son of Cloughhead Umpire and is out of Bankdale Amber, a Sympa daughter. With a beef value of +26 he sold to Welshman Mr Lewis, Welshpool.
Just before that the senior champion, Nebo Director soldn at 16,000gns. This a son of Dauphin and is out of Nebo Roberta, a Gaulois daughter who has bred sons to 12,000gns already and is dam of Nebo Viking, stock bull at Smiths of Bloxham.
Shortly after that the first Bailea bull of the day, Bailea Dazzler went at 5000gns he’s by Salomon and is out of Bailea Optimist, an Imposant daughter.